KS1/KS2 Teacher – St Michael’s Church of England Academy

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Posted on: Monday 10 June 2024 | Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust

St Michael's Church of England Academy

Trust: DNEAT 

Academy Name: St Michael’s Church of England Academy 

Vacancy Job Title: KS1/KS2 Teacher 

Pay Scale: Main scale  

Full Time/Part Time: Full time 

Contract type: Permanent  

Start Date: 1st September 2024 

 

St Michael’s Church of England Academy is a friendly, caring school which is part of the Diocese of Norwich Education and Academies Trust (DNEAT).  

We are looking to appoint a KS1/KS2 teacher who can demonstrate skill in effective teaching and learning. You will need to have current or very recent teaching experience of good or outstanding quality and you will have a good knowledge of the curriculum. 

St Michael’s has a close team of teaching staff, HLTA’s and TA’s who support one another and work well together. A new ECT or an ECT already on their career pathway would be an ideal candidate for this post and we welcome anyone who is interested to call us for further information. If you would like to arrange a visit to the Academy please call the school office and make an appointment 01553 772420. 

 

We are looking for someone who: 

  • Is passionate about teaching and learning and is an inspiring and creative classroom practitioner 
  • Has a warm personality and a good sense of humour 
  • Has high expectations of achievement and behaviour 
  • Is creative in enriching the curriculum, making the children’s learning fun and engaging  
  • Is willing to contribute to school life beyond class teaching  
  • Is committed to building strong relationships with parents and the community 
  • Is confident working with a team to ensure collaborative working 

  

 Culture and ethos: 

  • Proactively promote and demonstrate the Diocese’s vision and values in all aspects of work 
  • Challenge, motivate and empower others to set high aspirations and attain ambitious outcomes
  • Treat everyone as a valued individual who is loved by God 
  • Promote and demonstrate a culture of continuous improvement which includes keeping abreast of educational developments and best management practice 
  • Work collaboratively developing the concept of family across the Trusts and their academies 
  • Ensure regular open and honest communication in all professional duties 
  • Recognise the importance of serving the wider community and promoting inclusivity. 
  • Undertake such other reasonable duties as may be required from time to time as are consistent with the responsibilities of the grade. The duties and responsibilities highlighted in this job specification are indicative and may vary over time.  Postholders are expected to undertake other duties and responsibilities relevant to the nature, level and scope of the post and the grade has been established on this basis. 

     Safeguarding 

    The safety and well-being of children is central to our ethos, and we expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to provide references and undertake the Independent Safeguarding Authority checks including an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and comply with the Safeguarding Policy and child protection practices of the Trust. 

    Equalities 

    The Diocese of Norwich Education Services Company (DONESC) has a strong commitment to achieving equality of opportunity in its academies and in the employment of people. The post holder will ensure that the DONESC meets its statutory obligations in relation to all aspects of equalities legislation. This post involves regular travel around the Diocese and maybe some evening and weekend work. This job description is not an exhaustive document. It reflects the duties and responsibilities applicable at the time of issue. Details and emphasis are subject to amendment and revision in the light of the changing of DONESC. 

     We can offer you: 

    • A supportive, friendly working environment with excellent DNEAT professional development programmes and career options and career development pathways 
    • Colleagues who work closely together and are committed to improving outcomes for children and families 
    • Children that are well-behaved, enthusiastic and eager to learn 
    • Opportunities to develop your career through carefully targeted professional development within DNEAT 
    • Peer support across DNEAT for shared planning, learning and working opportunities 
    • Support networks and ambassadorial roles within our wider multi-academy trust 
    • The opportunity to lead a curriculum area alongside training and support 

Closing date: Wednesday 19 June 2024

Interviews: Monday 24 June 2024

How to apply

Please ensure that you provide a covering letter with your application that explains how you meet the job specification for the role.  

You can download an application form on our website under the Links tab  

St Michael’s Teacher Application form 

  

Please email your completed application form and a letter of application (maximum 2 sides of A4) outlining: 

  • Why you are the right person to teach one of our Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classes 
  • Your thoughts on how you could ensure high quality education for all 

Please email completed application form and cover letter to; 

finance@stmichaelskingslynn.norfolk.sch.uk 

Closing date: 12:00pm Wednesday 19th June 2024
Interview date: Week commencing 24th June 2024 

We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment and have ability to work in a way that promotes the safety and wellbeing of young people. 

Please be advised that by completing an application form you are subject to The academy Trust’s privacy notice. 

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check and satisfactory references – references will be sought prior to interview. Proof of qualifications is compulsory. 

This post will come under the requirements of the Childcare (Disqualification) 2009 Regulations and the successful applicant will be required to complete a declaration form to establish whether they are disqualified under these regulations. Provision of false data is an offence and will result in your application being rejected. 

 

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